Earlier in the week, I wrote about the importance of wearing red. While red is great, there’s much to be said for wearing black, and Grace Dent says it so well, here. As for me, I’ve argued that if a man has to have only one suit, it should be a black one. Gray and navy are great colours for suits, but black is best. After all, if you wear a white dress shirt, solid black tie and suit, you will look cool .
You could do worse than look as cool as this:
If you are transitioning your clothes from summer to winter, you might be asking yourself: why do I have all these clothes? Do I need so many pieces? What can I do to pare down?
One option is to aim for a capsule wardrobe. Here’s a piece on how to create one.For more on this, see this.
As for me, I am a failed minimalist, and I would likely fail at this too. But I feel the need to do it.
P.S. These guides are directed at women’s wear, but people who wear traditional men’s clothing can easily adapt this.
You may never need more than one or two of these. But scarves come in all sizes lately, and some techniques will work better than others.
from Lifehacker http://lifehacker.com/25-different-ways-to-wear-a-scarf-in-one-5-minute-vide-1497868372
The Essentials, at the MR PORTER web site, has a long visual list of items you should have in your collection of clothing. Even if you don’t buy them from this site (which is not cheap), you should use this page as a guide of what to acquire elsewhere.
My only quibbles are these:
- I would go with a longer length for men’s shorts
- skip the cargo pants
- Introduce colour via accessories
That said, the list is great and well, essential, if you are building up your wardrobe.
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